The story of the Sambhavna Clinic, a non-profit holistic health clinic in Bhopal, India, built to treat those injured by the Union Carbide toxic gas release in 1984. enlarge video
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India | Video: Himalayan Institute Hospital Trust Goes Mercury Free
India — In May 2010, India's Central Government issued guidelines to phase-out mercury containing equipment from all Government-run Hospitals.
Since then, many hospitals in the country have been implementing projects to eliminate mercury-based medical devices from their institutions. HCWH Partner Organization Toxics Link - an environmental organization engaged in disseminating information to help strengthen campaigns against toxic pollution and provide cleaner alternatives - has documented the effort of Himalayan Institute Hospital Trust, a 750 beds, multi specialty hospital in India. Watch video
Health Care Without Harm is an international coalition of more than 500 organizations in 53 countries, working to transform the health care sector worldwide, without compromising patient safety or care, so that it is ecologically sustainable and no longer a source of harm to public health and the environment. Visit the HCWH website for more information.